NRP 66 Resource Wood

​With a budget of CHF 18 million, the National Research Programme “Resource Wood“ (NRP 66) establishes basic scientific knowledge and practical methods for increasing the availability of wood as a resource and expanding its use. In this context, researchers are collaborating with industry to develop innovative technologies and services for the material, energetic and chemical use of wood with a view to establishing a sustainable material life-cycle management.

Facts & figures

Overall funding

CHF 18'000'000

Period of research

5 years

President of the Steering Committee

Martin Riediker

Head of Knowledge transfer

Thomas Bernhard,, Berne

Programme co-ordinator

Barbara Flückiger Schwarzenbach, SNSF

Call for proposals

December 2010